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Powell Aims For June on Media Ownership

Powell Aims For June on Media Ownership
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FCC Chairman Michael Powell is now aiming for June 2 to be done with the media ownership rules. Speaking to the Media Institute, he said by embedding more than 500 reporters around the world with military units, we're "seeing a degree of war coverage never experienced in any previous wars. This is a time that reminds us of the importance of a free press, he said, and the policies governing station ownership have long been a tool promoting this goal.
"In making our choices, we cannot ignore the new breadth and depth of the media marketplace when placing limits on broadcast owners. ... If we resort to passion, histrionics, intuition and the cries of Chicken Little to keep the current regime as it is, the rules will not stand for long. The noise-makers must join in a commitment to finding solutions."

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